The decision to return Palpatine to the front of a Star Wars episode has been met with both enthusiasm as well as criticism. Is J.J. Abrams desperately trying to reach out to OT fans? Is it a cheap ploy to attract people into the cinema’s? Or was it inevitable from the moment a Sequel Trilogy was announced?Continue reading “Why Palpatine needed to return: An Analysis”
What an absolutely breathtaking Episode! ‘A World Between Worlds’ has been a spectacular gift from the storytellers of Star Wars Rebels! Yes, it wasn’t a typo, I said a ‘gift’, because despite a lot of backlash from the internet on … Continue reading Rebels Review: A World Between Worlds
Today the UK will vote about its membership of the European Union. What does that have to do with Star Wars you might ask? Well, many of you might come and visit London in July for Celebration Europe and the referendum outcome is one thing that may influence the UK you are going to find then.
A few weeks ago the teaser-trailer of Star Wars: Rogue One was released and immediately found an overwhelmingly positive response. In this post I don’t intend to argue that there is vast body of Star Wars fans who have a … Continue reading Misogyny amongst Star Wars Fans: The response to Rogue One
One of the most noteworthy scenes in Episode VII The Force Awakens was Rey’s Force-vision. It is a scene in which we are projected both into the past as well as into the future. Some events Rey witnesses pertain to … Continue reading Scene-It? Rey’s Vision.
Some of you might remember David Salazar from his amazing guest post ‘Leia, Padme and Rhyming Star Wars‘. Well, he’s back with a great My Star Wars Moment which shows us how Star Wars reaches across origins and generations, gives whole families … Continue reading My Star Wars Moment #12: ‘Star Wars Memories’
Star Wars: Rebels has well and truly arrived back on our screens with its stunning second (technically third) episode of Season 2. The first episode, ‘The Siege of Lothal’, aired in June of this year and really upped the anticipation … Continue reading Review: Star Wars Rebels – ‘The Lost Commanders’
Here is another Mystery Box post for you, a series of posts in which we take the big box of mystery that is Star Wars, have a peek inside and share some of our insights with you. In our last Mystery Box … Continue reading Mystery Box #3: End CreditsThemes
It’s just about time for another My Star Wars Moment, no? In this series we ask a fan to highlight their favourite moment or memory, be it watching the film, discovering The Clone Wars or meeting the actors! Today we have a … Continue reading My Star Wars Moment #9: A Life Forever Changed
In the last two installments of Star Wars’ Forgotten Women we have covered Zam Wessel and Shmi Skywalker, two interesting female characters who play a crucial role in their respective Star Wars films. This post, though, will not focus on a single woman … Continue reading Star Wars’ Forgotten Women #3: Padme’s Handmaidens